Fairey Firefly Z2108

Cuidhe Crom, Lochnagar

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-D:  Engine and Wings, etc.

 

 

NOTE: The photos shown on these pages were taken in the direction of travel.

 

 


 

 

Engine, Wings and Other Parts.

 

 

BELOW: The Rolls-Royce Griffon engine from Fairey Firefly Z2108.

 

r.r. griffon engine from firefly.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: End view of Griffon engine.

 

end view of engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the Griffon engine.

 

another view of engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Engined viewed from the opposite end.

 

engine viewed from opposite end.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up side view of engine.

 

close-up side view of engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A piece of wreckage from the engine.

 

a piece of wreckage from the engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another part severed from the engine.

 

another part severed from the engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A part of the engine casting.

 

 part of engine casting.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A small part lying in the vicinity of the engine.

 

small part lying near engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Battery.

 

battery.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The starboard wing.

 

The area where the fuselage burnt out is just above [near top of photo] and to the right.

 

the starboard wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A closer view of the starboard wing.

 

closer view of the starboard wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the wing.

 

another view of the wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The burnt out area near the wing.

 

burnt out area near the wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the airframe lying among the burnt out wreckage.

 

part of the airframe

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The burnt out area seen from above.

 

burnt out area seen from above.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This photo shows the position of the engine in relation to the starboard wing.

 

position of the engine in relation to the starboard wing.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Piece of sliding canopy frame with pieces of Perspex still attached.

 

piece of sliding canopy frame.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW: Propellor hub and reduction gear.

 

propellor hub and reduction gear.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of propellor hub / reduction gear.

 

another view of propellor hub / reduction gear.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Undercarriage (oleo) leg. This part lies near the port wing.

 

undercarriage (oleo) leg.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The port wing from the Fairey Firefly. The undercarriage leg can be seen just beyond the far end of the wing.

 

port wing from the Fairey Firefly.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the port wing and undercarriage leg.

 

closer view of the port wing and undercarriage leg.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing folding joints with pneumatic pipes still attached.

 

wing folding joints with pneumatic pipes still attached.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (foreground): Rolls Royce Griffon engine.

 

(Midground): The route up from Spittal of Glen Muick can be seen on the opposite side of the valley. The wing section can be seen from this path.

 

Rolls Royce Griffon engine.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified hinged section.

 

unidentified hinged section.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Engine bearer.

 

engine bearer.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Hinged / wheeled assembly.

 

A number of these small metal wheels were present. They were also present at the Blaeloch Hill Firefly site.

 

hinged / wheeled assembly.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking back up the wreckage trail to the impact / burn area.

 

looking back up the wreckage trail to the impact / burn area.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A couple of panels lying at the bottom of the slope.

 

a couple of panels lying at the bottom of the slope.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This memorial to a climber is marked on the map not far from the wreckage.

 

This memorial to a climber is marked on the map not far from the wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking towards the wreck site from the path to Lochnagar. (Centre of photo, 3/4 way up the slope.)

 

looking towards the wreck site from the path to lochnagar

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The path making its way up to Lochnagar.

 

the path making its way up to lochnagar.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: "Camp Mickey-Minnie" at Spittal of Glen Muick. The wreck lies at the lower end of the red line.

 

base camp at Spittal of Glen Muick.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Farewell to Lochnagar.

 

farewell to lochnagar.

 

Photo: © 2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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PAGE 1-B:   Fuselage and tailplane wreckage.

 

PAGE 1-C:  Wreckage found while ascending Cuidhe Crom.

 

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